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'''François Rabelais''' (;[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/rabelais,+françois "Rabelais, François"]. ''The The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language|American Heritage New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy''. ; between 1483 and 1494 – 9 April 1553) was a French Renaissance writer, physician, Renaissance humanist, monk and ancient Greece|Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is ''Gargantua and Pantagruel''. Because of his literary power and historical importance, Western literary critics consider him one of the great writers of world literature and among the creators of modern European writing. His literary legacy is such that today, the word ''Rabelaisian'' has been coined as a descriptive inspired by his work and life. Webster's Dictionary|Merriam-Webster defines the word as...
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Birth name| birth_date = Between 1483 and 1494
Birth placeChinon
Kingdom of France
Death date9 April 1553
Death placeParis
Kingdom of France
OccupationWriter, physician, humanist
NationalityFrench
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Education| alma_mater = University of Poitiers
University of Montpellier
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Rabelais, François, ca. 1490-1553?
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Société des études Rabelaisiennes, Paris. [from old catalog]
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